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Hank the Health Hero returns to public libraries with his health messages!

May 25, 2017

Hank the Health Hero from CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health is returning to the public libraries in Lancaster County as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program! Hank will be sharing his new health messages for youth about how to fight germs.  He will also present a program that gives tips on how to keep…

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Cylo to visit Public Libraries for Storytime Fun this Summer!

May 23, 2017

Cylo, the Lancaster Barnstormer’s mascot, swings into action this summer at public libraries in Lancaster County!  Libraries will offer baseball-related story times and activities when this lovable, local celebrity visits! Individual programs featuring Cylo may vary, but all events will provide family fun!  All ages are welcome!  Cylo’s library visits begin on June 5 and run until August 9. Cylo Appearances at Public…

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Quarryville Library is awarded Best Practice for Family Programming!

May 23, 2017

The Quarryville Library’s Artist Trading Card project was awarded an Honorable Mention for Family Programming by the 2017 PA Library Association’s Best Practices Award Committee.  The project that started as a partnership between the Library’s children’s librarian and two art teachers from Solanco School District has had much success with artists of all ages.  The…

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Quarryville Library receives grant to support summer literacy

May 23, 2017

The Quarryville Library is pleased to announce that the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the Library a $2,212.00 grant to support summer literacy.  This local grant award is part of more than $7.5 million in grants awarded to nearly 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 44 states that Dollar General serves. The Dollar General…

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Public Libraries and the Bookmobile to Launch 2017 Summer Reading Program!

May 11, 2017

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile will be presenting, this year’s Summer Reading Program starting on June 3rd.  Readers of all ages invited to READ all things related to this year’s theme as local public libraries present “Build a Better World!” during this year’s summer reading program. The library is the perfect place for…

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May 6th is Comic Book Day @ local public libraries in Lancaster County!

May 2, 2017

Lancaster County’s Public libraries will have comic books to give away on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm compliments of The Comic Store in Lancaster, which is also hosting a day of FREE comic books at their McGovern Avenue location! Thanks to Joe Miller, owner of The Comic Store, teens and tweens…

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Jane Austen Society Tea to Benefit Lititz Public Library

April 26, 2017

The Jane Austen Society of Lancaster County is hosting a tea as a fundraiser for the library. Enjoy tea with savories and sweets. Jane Austen Society members, dressed in period costume, will elegantly serve you as you enjoy music and more. Tickets are $22 per person, with proceeds benefiting the Lititz Public Library. In addition,…

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Community Engagement will be the topic for the Library System’s Annual Meeting!

April 17, 2017

The Library System of Lancaster County is pleased to announce that they will hold their Annual Meeting at the Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Road, Lancaster on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:00 pm, while the program will begin at 7:00 pm.  This year’s program topic will be “Community Engagement” presented by Douglas Knight….

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Strasburg-Heisler Library will host seminars

April 17, 2017

The Strasburg-Heisler Library is not just about the books! It is a place to Get Informed, Get Involved, and Get Connected! The library will be hosting free informative presentations facilitated by local professionals to offer clarity to seniors on the topic of Medicare, and to veterans about the Veterans Affairs services they could be entitled…

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Manheim Township Public Library’s First Annual Maker Fest!

April 5, 2017

Join us for an all-day event at Manheim Township Public Library, 595 Granite Run Drive Lancaster, PA, on Saturday, April 15th from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM!   Our entire library will be devoted to “making.” There will be a variety of high and low tech skills demonstrated for our visitors as well as many opportunities…

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